Stone World has been the leading news source serving the international stone industry since its inception in 1984. Its articles cover the production and use of granite, marble, limestone, slate, quartz surfacing and other materials and our readership includes fabricators, architects, installers, importers, distributors and other stone industry buyers, sellers and producers. While based in the United States, Stone World and are read by key stone industry buyers and producers in more than 90 countries throughout the world and our magazine is distributed at trade shows worldwide.

Stone World Magazine: Vol. 34, № 9 (September 2017)

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BardenStone of Memphis, TN, is a third-generation family operated business servicing an upscale residential market. The company, which offers a range of rubble and building stone, as well as marble and granite, takes pride in its one-on-one approach to customer service. Learn more about BardenStone in the story beginning on page 34 of this issue. Photo by Jennifer Richinelli.

Stone World Magazine: Vol. 34, № 8 (August 2017)

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Built with an open first floor plan, a private residence in Hinsdale, IL, features a piece of "natural art" that required seven setters to lift and place using a wooden accent frame to achieve and complete the gallery affect in the house. This is one of the many examples of stone installation in this issue. This story can be found on page 56.

Stone World Magazine: Vol. 34, № 7 (July 2017)

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For a private residence in Wimberely, TX, the use of natural stone for the patio and pool area created an outdoor retreat for the homeowners to enjoy their scenic landscape. This is one of many examples illustrated in the Architects' Round Table, which begins on page 88 of this issue, of how natural stone fulfills both aesthetic and functional demands in design. Photo Copyright C.L. Fry. Design by Burleson Design Group of Wimberely, TX.

Stone World Magazine: Vol. 34, № 5 (May 2017)

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Among the quarries operated by Maq Stone of Cachoeiro de Itapemirim, Brazil, is the Pegasus site. The company primarily fabricates countertops for both residential or commercial projects in the U.S., Canada, Italy, Australia, Spain, Germany and China. Maq Stone is one of several Brazilian stone producers featured in this issue's Report from Brazil/Latin America. Read more about the company beginning on page 58.

Stone World Magazine: Vol. 34, № 4 (April 2017)

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As part of their trip to Xiamen, the delegation from MIA+BSI spent a day touring several stone processing plants belonging to leading Chinese stone producers. All the factories were busy with activity — working on large custom stone projects. Among the companies visited was Jianming Stone Group, whose work is featured on this month’s cover of Stone World. Read about the Xiamen Stone Fair, beginning on page 72, and look for more on the MIA+BSI factory tour, as well as a full Report from China, in the June edition.

Photo by Jennifer Richinelli

Stone World Magazine: Vol. 34, № 3 (March 2017)

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To create the "wow factor" the homeowner of a private residence in Tampa, FL, desired for his outdoor living space, Arctic White stacked stone from M S International, Inc. (MSI) was used for the walls in the entertainment section, pool area and kitchen. For the majority of the flooring, the walls of the pool and three wall elements, a Turkish silver travertine paver was chosen in square- and rectangular-shaped sizes, which was supplied by Harmony Stone, Inc. in Tampa, FL. Design by Ryan Hughes Design/Build, Tampa, FL.

Photo by Joe Traina. Read more about the residential design beginning on page 94

Stone World Magazine: Vol. 34, № 1 (January 2017)

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Rock of Ages has supplied its premium Bethel White granite for the new Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) tower in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE). The signature building is ranked the second tallest in the city and 42nd highest in the world. Approximately 1,000 blocks of the material was used for the exterior facade, as well as interior applications.

Stone World Magazine: Vol. 33, № 12 (December 2016)

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A definitive index of stone suppliers, fabricating equipment and supplies, installation and stone care materials, and trade associations in the stone industry. This guide includes alphabetical listings and cross-reference indexes, which allow its users to easily locate a company by name and products. Additionally, the next edition will feature a comprehensive review of the Marmomacc fair, which recently was held in Verona, Italy.